October 2, 2020 Subject:
Sturdley Stuff from the Abe and Phil Show
This tape appears to be several episodes c. 1949 with some fragments at the end.
Bob and Ray tapes here open with Mary Magoon. Ken and Bill duet on an instrumental of the South Pacific song *wash that man right out of my hair*. Bob and Ray fight the common cold. a fragment of West OF Denver is presented. Webster Webley has trouble with the Canton Mass. Civic Assoc. comedy bit with a British Bandleader and goofing on charles boyer/peter lorre impressions. an ad for the Parklane Restaurant. at 19 minutes=*Any other radio program called Bob and Ray is not this one* as they sign off.
Episode 2 19:34 Matinee with Bob and Ray 1:30 WHDH Boston
Contest-who is the mystery artist performing the song *cover me up with the sunshine of virginia*
Bill Green and Ken Wilson instrumental
ad for New England Retail Company
Swindell and Swindell Real estate rents an apartment occupied by the count of monte cristo.
ad for picked sweet frozen vegetables
funny letter re: mystery contest artist
song=cover me up with the sunshine ... etc replayed
Ipana toothpaste ad. Ken and Bill play Kokomo Indiana
plug for the movie Red Danube (1949)
47:00-ad for Lydia Pinkum's Compound for women's nervousness !
48-*Matinee with Abe and Phil*
banter of Bill Green being in trouble, Ray tries to read
a romantic poem, more banter.
Ken and Bill play You Were Meant For ME.
Chordettes Chesterfield ad
interviewing audience members-man who forged
ahead, Mary Magoon.
ad for Parklane Restaurant includes some ad libbing
from Ray about items like *lambs tongue* and
*calves foot jelly on a bagel.*
episode of Life and Loves of Linda Lovely
ad for New Haven Rail Road
Ken and Bill do Lullaby of Broadway
banter about and satire of early morning
radio shows (sign on shows).
ad for Wonderland and greyhound racing
1:17-cold open to Home Fair Theater
interview with audience member claiming to
be art linkletter, House Party reference made.
*first episode* of Lawrence Steffenburger,
Interstellar Officer Candidate,
ladies from the audience play a game
(like a radio game show)
1:28-Wally Ballou with Professor Grogan who's
built a rocket ship to go to the moon
Aunt Penny's True Life Stories-(fragment?)
Matt Knepper: Boy Spot Welder
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